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by byang
Sat Dec 09, 2023 4:08 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Darker places in Singapore?
Replies: 11
Views: 40105

Re: Darker places in Singapore?

Has anyone tried st John /Lazarus island? One can camp for free or go for the Tiny away option. https://dollarsandsense.sg/dollarsandsense-experiences-camping-lazarus-island-singapores-great-outdoors/ If you want better comfort than camping but don't want to spend so much money on the container hou...
by byang
Sun Mar 26, 2023 6:07 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: DWARF II Smart Telescope - Anyone owns it or tried before?
Replies: 0
Views: 6826

DWARF II Smart Telescope - Anyone owns it or tried before?

Hi All, I would like to find out if anyone has this smart telescope or has used it before: https://dwarflab.com/products/dwarf-2-smart-telescope It is much cheaper than other smart telescopes currently available in the market and I am wondering if anyone could share how it performs under Singapore s...
by byang
Sat Mar 11, 2023 2:18 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My astrophotography 2023
Replies: 19
Views: 9612

Re: My astrophotography 2023

Beautiful, thanks for sharing!
by byang
Mon Feb 13, 2023 9:45 am
Forum: Astronomy FAQs/Articles
Topic: Passing of Terence Dickinson
Replies: 0
Views: 5463

Passing of Terence Dickinson

https://skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-n ... 1943-2023/

Sad to learn of the news. Hope Alan Dyer could continue to update The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide for future release.
by byang
Sat Dec 10, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Restarting my astronomy journey
Replies: 2
Views: 19398

Re: Restarting my astronomy journey

Hello there and welcome back to the hobby! I supposed now you are a happy retiree with plenty of time to explore the night sky again? How's sky condition of KL? Wonder if it is as light polluted as ours in SG...
by byang
Sat Oct 15, 2022 12:46 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 8533

Re: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)

Books have arrived and collected. Thanks again to Alfred and Traveler for supporting this micro group buy. Saving aside, I am also glad to have this opportunity to meet up and chat with you guys for the first time. Happy reading!
by byang
Wed Oct 12, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Neximage 5, 6mm Planetary Eyepiece
Replies: 11
Views: 15322

Re: WTS: Neximage 5, 6mm Planetary Eyepiece

BUMP
by byang
Tue Oct 04, 2022 8:29 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 8533

Re: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)

Order placed! Instead of Amazon, we ordered from Book Depository as I received a 10% discount coupon from BD last night and each book now costs S$51.90 with free delivery as well. Hope this info is useful to those who wish to order on their own :-)
by byang
Mon Oct 03, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 8533

Re: Group Buy: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide (4th Edition)

Come come, the book can keep you occupied during this cloudy/rainy season while all your other astro gears stay shut in the dry cabinets! :-p